Most people would be reluctant to befriend their supervisors on Facebook, according to a recent study by three college professors. But members of Gen Y are more willing than their older counterparts to do so.
One of the most sensitive areas for any supervisor is introducing change to an employee. Here are three points to keep in mind whenever an employee says “no” to a legitimate work order.
Bossy know-it-alls make poor team leaders. To build unity among your group, display humility and strive to learn from others. Avoid communicating these five destructive messages to your team.
Your image can be affected by anything—such as whom you spend most of your time with and how you decorate your office. Watch out for these unintended—and unwanted—signals.
Are you terrorized by your monster PowerPoint deck? If you have a file with more than 30 slides, there are tools you can use to tame the beast. Two ways to make your decks easier to manage:
How much does your employer watch you? Is there a policy about Internet use at your work? How closely is your Internet usage time tracked? What’s normal?
If you treat your employees like they’re invisible, you're asking for trouble. Take these steps to acknowledge people and make them feel important.
How can a leader motivate team members to move them toward mutual goals that enhance productivity? It’s all about team-building exercises. But before you choose an exercise, ask yourself two questions ...
Sometimes it pays to be just “average.” If your deductions line up close to the average for taxpayers in your income category, you’re more likely to fly under the IRS’ radar.
The best leaders listen well, deliver great speeches and show decisiveness when it counts. But that’s not all. Superior leaders demonstrate subtle skills that set them apart.